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Former Wallabies star Israel Folau has been named to start his second Japan Rugby League One match after impressing in his competi…

Alex McLeod
13 Jan, 21:40

Japan's premier club rugby competition has always attracted its fair share of foreign talent but the opening weekend of the new Le…

Tom Vinicombe
12 Jan, 6:50

Some of the world’s best rugby players are now just hours away from taking the field in the inaugural season of Japan’s Rugby …

Finn Morton
07 Jan, 20:18

Over 1,000 days since Israel Folau last played a professional match of rugby union, the former Wallabies fullback will make his re…

Tom Vinicombe
06 Jan, 6:48

An All Blacks star headlined an array of international recruits who played in the second round of the Top League over the weekend.

Sam Smith
01 Mar, 0:52

The Top League finally got underway over the weekend, and a ton of stars from New Zealand, Australia and South Africa shone in the…

Sam Smith
21 Feb, 20:28

The Top League will feature more foreign stars than ever before in 2020.

Alex McLeod
09 Jan, 23:49

Japan’s Top League already has an abundance of foreign talent kicking around and the developing rugby nation will have a further…

17 Jul, 1:44

In the last five seasons, the Crusaders have recruited only six players who were already contracted to other Super Rugby teams. Th…

Tom Vinicombe
26 Apr, 20:01

It's been a difficult few years for Blues supporters, but can the addition of a new head coach, who has the capacity to instil a s…

Alex McLeod
14 Feb, 19:41

While just 23 years of age, outstanding No8 Akira Ioane will celebrate his 50th game for the Blues in Saturday’s Super Rugby op…

Online Editors
13 Feb, 16:27

While all the buzz in the Northern Hemisphere surrounds England’s triumph over Ireland in Dublin, the folks in the south are lic…

Tom Vinicombe
06 Feb, 20:47

With three exceptions, the Blues has looked to its own provincial unions and development programme to complete the line-up for the…

Online Editors
30 Oct, 19:17

In my opinion, there is simply nothing better than provincial rugby for a multitude of reasons. One of those reasons has become th…

Sam Warlow
Sam Warlow
09 Aug, 23:19

The Blues have a more settled and experienced look to the teamsheet as they prepare to take on the Crusaders at Eden Park on Satur…

Online Editors
16 May, 21:49

The Blues hope to have some key troops returning for Super Rugby clash against the Jaguares at Eden Park on Saturday.

Online Editors
25 Apr, 22:17